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Stories

Brisbane Music Walking Tour

Brisbane Music Walking Tour The Go-Betweens, Brisbane, The Saints and walking tours are a natural fit.  Ed Kuepper (below) stands in front of a Go-Betweens

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1980 – Swampland

A primal, animalistic pulverizing four minutes of rock, this was the song journalist Everett True used as the first example of something called “grunge”.

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1980 – Sooner Or Later

The Innocents story is the great tragi-comedy of Australian rock history. It’s comical. Unbelievable, a terrible litany of misfortune punctuated by some of the best power-pop songs ever written.

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1979 – Love Will Find A Way

‘Quasimodo’s Dream’ is generally chosen as The Reels moment, their epiphany, but years before they were from the outset not only impossible to quantify or box in any kind of genre, but also hugely brave.

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1975 – Love’s Not Good Enough – Skyhooks

Skyhooks were the first beneficiaries of the advent of colour TV (and Countdown specifically). Gone in a flash was the double denim greasy hair of the Sunbury blue-rock years. In came pancake make-up, feather boas, and the sheen of satin flares and white suits.

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1971 – Sweet Sweet Love

1971 – Sweet Sweet Love – Russell Morris   After the shock waves of the mighty ‘The Real Thing’ had abated Morris’s follow up singles

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